Wednesday January 29, 2020

Investors scrabble for last-chance tax relief as Revenue extends the Section 481 deadline

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

@whytebarry
17th January, 2015
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Irish investors are desperately trying to put money into the last few film and television productions eligible for Section 481 tax relief, The Sunday Business Post has learned.

The scheme by which investors get tax relief on their investment in a qualifying production has been replaced by a corporation tax credit instead of an income tax credit, meaning individual investors can no longer avail of the scheme.

However, the Revenue has extended the deadline for a...

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